Woman Opens Fire On Carjacking Suspect At Philly Gas Station

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — A 35-year-old woman was confronted by a 22-year-old male assailant while she was refueling her car at 22nd and Allegheny streets. The man attempted to rob and carjack her, initiating a physical struggle.

Both individuals eventually drew firearms, leading to an exchange of gunfire with 11 shots fired in total. Both suffered gunshot wounds, the woman to her legs and the suspect to his legs and back. Responding officers transported them to a hospital, where they remain in stable condition.

Surveillance footage confirmed the woman as the victim, and she is identified by sources as an off-duty corrections officer.

The man is now in custody. Authorities recovered two handguns from the location.


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